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Body Rock (1984)

Chilly is just a guy from the streets with a talent for break-dancing. When his wicked moves catch the eye of an industry pro, Chilly finds his dreams of fame and fortune coming true, for better or for worse.

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Vicki Frederick ...
Claire
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E-Z
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Darlene
Ray Sharkey ...
Terrence Mitchell
Seth Kaufman ...
Jama
La Ron A. Smith ...
Magick
Rene Elizondo ...
Snake
Adolph 'Oz' Alvarez ...
Ricky Riccardo (as Oz Rock)
Joseph Whipp ...
Donald
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Chilly's Mother
Tony Ganios ...
Big Mac
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Unemployment Lady (as Carole Ita White)
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Secretary
Russell Clark ...
Jay
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Chilly D is a young man in New York who just lives for the thrill of rapping and breakdancing with his gang, the Body Rocks. One night after performing in a club with his friends, Chilly gets an offer to perform at a high-class nightspot with a chance at becoming a star. He grabs the opportunity and soon he's on top of the world. Surrounded by all the trappings of his new-found fame, however, Chilly loses touch with the people and lifestyle that made him what he is. Will he turn his back forever on his past, or remain true to his roots? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Drama | Music | Musical

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28 September 1984 (USA)  »

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Trivia

This film is listed among the 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John WIlson's book THE OFFICIAL RAZZIE® MOVIE GUIDE. See more »

Goofs

When the spray paint cans lids are being removed at the beginning of the film, there are no visible nozzles on the cans, thus making it impossible for them to expel any paint. See more »

Connections

References Once Upon a Time in America (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Fools Like Me
Performed by Lorenzo Lamas
Written by Sylvester Levay, Andy Goldmark and Phil Galdston
Produced by Phil Ramone and Sylvester Levay
Courtesy of Scotti Brothers Records
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TRY TO STAY STILL - THE MUSIC ROCKS YOUR BODY
10 November 1999 | by (NEW ENGLAND) – See all my reviews

This is a very under rated movie. Lorenzo Lamas as we never really saw him before really moves. He can sing - he can dance- he can look sexy like you never guessed. The whole crew is great and the theme is upbeat. There's even a lesson to be learned (talk about an old movie) Ray Sharkey is just great!I liked him- I hated him- I loved him. Should have been just as big a hit as SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. Don't know why it wasn't ! Don't YOU miss it.


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